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The city of Drais once was a capital of bicycle races. The city contained several junctions. Some pairs of junctions are directly connected by a bidirectional road which does not pass through any intermediate junction. In Drias there was a unique simple path to get from any junction to any other. Note that in a simple path, junctions should not be repeated. Also, there is at most one bidirectional road between a pair of junctions. The races were being held annually. Two junctions are said to be farthest apart if the number of roads in the unique simple path between them is maximum possible. Each year the organizers chose a pair of distinct junctions as the start and the finish of the race such that they are a farthest apart pair of junctions. No unordered pair of junctions was chosen more than once. After k years the organizers ran out of pairs of farthest apart junctions, and decided to move the races to a different city.
These competitions described above occurred a long time ago, it is now impossible to reconstruct the road network which existed at that time. But now you are given the responsibility of building a new city which would meet those properties. And you want to have the minimum number of junctions so as to reduce cost. So, your job is build a road network with the least number of junctions so that if the race were to be held on this road network, it would last for exactly k years. Note that from the earlier description it is clear that every year the race must occur between an unique unordered pair of junctions.
- The first line contains the number of test cases T
- Each of the next T lines contains a single integer k for the respective test case
- Print answers for the test cases one by one. If there is no network with exactly k pairs of junctions with largest distance, print -1.
- Otherwise, on the first line print an integer n, which should be the smallest number of junctions in a network that satisfies this condition. On the next n - 1 lines print the description of the road network. Each of these lines should contain two integers, which should be the 1 - based indices of junctions connected by the respective road.
- If there are several possible answers, print any of them.
- 1 ≤ T ≤ 500
- 1 ≤ k ≤ 500
Input: 3 1 3 4 Output: 2 1 2 4 1 2 1 3 1 4 6 1 2 1 3 1 4 2 5 2 6
Testcase 1: The longest path in the output graph is the path between 1 and 2, and there is no other path of that length. Having a tree with size 1 wouldn't work and hence this is the minimum we can get. Hence this is a valid output.
Testcase 2: The longest paths in the output graph are the paths between 2 and 3, 3 and 4, and 2 and 4. Each of them are of length 2. This is the minimum number of junctions for which this works. Hence this is a valid output.
Testcase 3: The longest paths in the output graph are the paths between 3 and 5, 3 and 6, 4 and 5, and 4 and 6. Each of them are of length 3. This is the minimum number of junctions for which this works. Hence this is a valid output.
|Time Limit:||2 sec|
|Source Limit:||50000 Bytes|
|Languages:||C, CPP14, JAVA, PYTH, PYTH 3.6, PYP3|
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